Cities Can Reduce Childhood Hunger Through Federal Meal Programs

Food insecurity can have wide-ranging and devastating long-term effects on children, threatening not only their health but also their ability to perform in school. Children who come to school hungry tend to do more poorly in school than their food-secure classmates. Poor educational outcomes contribute to other local problems, including unemployment, lower household incomes and increased crime.

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